What does injury mean?

Definitions for injury
ˈɪn dʒə riin·jury

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. injury, accidental injury(noun)

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  3. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  4. injury(noun)

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

  5. injury(noun)

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Wiktionary

  1. injury(Noun)

    Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

  2. injury(Verb)

    To wrong, to injure.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injury(adj)

    any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character

Freebase

  1. Injury

    Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. injury

    A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except those due to contaminated food) resulting from exposure to a toxic or poisonous substance are also classed as injuries. See also casualty; wounded. inland petroleum distribution system

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655

How to pronounce injury?

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How to say injury in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of injury in a Sentence

  1. Francis of Assisi:

    Where there is injury let me sow pardon.

  2. Kathy Cameron:

    Older adults who do fall sometimes experience an injury, about 20 % of those who fall have an injury like traumatic brain injury or a hip fracture or other broken bones.

  3. Anonymous:

    You add insult to injury. (Injuriae Addis Contumeliam)

  4. Robert Dudley:

    For a test case, these are not the best people one could put forward. It's hard for them to demonstrate that they've had an actual injury.

  5. Jay Alberts:

    Our hope is by the end of the study, we will be able to use this information to better prevent permanent brain injury, the research completed in this study could have the potential to lead to better development of protective equipment across sports.

Images & Illustrations of injury

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